Smartphones & Tablets

Want to Get Healthy? There’s an App for That! [Infographic]

Smart phones are being used to improve lives in a variety of ways. One of the most impressive and necessary are in the heath industry. Rather than just having a doctor or nurse help keep patients in line with healthy living standards and promote exercise and good eating habits on a daily basis.

The following infographic features a range of healthy apps that focus on healthy eating, exercising, and healthy rest.

The Benefits of Texting [Infographic]

The arguments of the harmful nature of text messages to social interaction seem to always be front and center. Many feel that texting ruins social skills, writing and spelling skills, and are depleting our attention spans. However, the benefits of texting are examined far less often.

The following infographic gives some representations of the many benefits of texting. And with 82% of he adult population owning some kind of cell phone, it’s high time we start taking and advantage of this useful tool and stop villainizing it.

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Once You Go Mac You Never Go Back is Totally Whack

I had been pining for a Mac for a couple of years now. Several times I came very close to buying one, but just couldn’t bring myself to part with the cash. I’ve always heard that once you go Mac you never go back. But after my experience with a MacBook Pro, I’m hear to tell you that “Once you go Mac you never go back” is Totally Whack!

Bomgar: Compliant Remote Support for Health Information Technology [HIT]

In terms of remote support for healthcare, Bomgar is an exceptional tool for those in HIT. Having a HIPAA complaint remote desktop support solution for your healthcare organization is key to future success. The audit trail will surely make any HIMS director happy. Your end users will appreciate having their issues solve more quickly and efficiently and reducing the need for onsite visits by as much as 90%! Your COO will be thrilled with the time and cost savings associated with improve productivity of your IT staff. And you will love having the tools to solve the problems and meet the needs of your customers.

Telemedicine & Online Doctors: Reaching the Unreachable

Technology continually improves healthcare and our daily lives.

The video below is a fantastic example of technology saving lives by providing improved access to trauma surgeons in areas that don’t have them on staff. Trauma surgeon Rafael Grossmann MD(@ZGJR) reached out to me on twitter and shared with me the video. In it, he discusses iPod Teletrauma: the $229 130 million sq. ft. Trauma Room.

USB Built Right in Your Wall Outlet in this USB Wall Outlet

At CES I got to see so many cool technologies. They feature innovative and exciting products to simplify your life. One of my favorites is was this USB wall outlet.

One of those innovations happens to be this nifty wall outlet with USB ports right along side of the traditional power sockets. The Power2U AC/USB Wall Outlet is a safe and ultra-convenient way to charge your gadgets.

7 Reasons Why Nurses Need a Tablet: Amazon Kindle Fire, iPad2, or Nook Tablet

Tablets have become an exciting game changer in technology and healthcare. Nurses can benefit from owning tablets and the Amazon Kindle Fire, Apple iPad 2, and Nook Tablet are all worth taking a look at. It is no secret that this nerdy nurse is a fan of tablet computers. I still swoon over my iPad and have the HP Touchpad as well. I’ve been eyeing Android tablets ( and also thinking about putting Android on my HP touchpad) but I haven’t found one that’s made me …

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Organize Your Life With NeatReceipts Portable Scanner and Digital Filing System: Review

NeatReceipts is a mobile scanner and digital filing system to help you tame that paper monster in your life.

NeatReceipts and the NeatDesk are smart scanning solution that does more than just scan your documents. NeatReceipts transforms your digital documents into and organized and easily manageable file system. If you’re covered in mounds of paper that you just can’t bare to part with The Neat Company may just be your digital savior.

Can an EMR be Beautiful? Artefact Thinks So

If you aren’t as nerdy of a nurse as I, then you may not appreciate the innovations that they are making in EMR and hospital apps. You may not get excited and admire the beauty of the clean lines, colors, and images that are presented. And I get that. I don’t understand your obsession with you dog or car, so I get you don’t see the same things I do in technology.

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